The Engineering Department is responsible for:
  • Implementing the city’s capital improvement projects
  • Reviewing private development improvement projects
  • Providing input and direction on the city’s planning and zoning issues
  • Serving as the city’s engineering consultant to other city departments
  • Assisting and serving the city residents’ needs relating to these items.

Aerial ViewOther responsibilities include:
  • Project management
  • Engineering design
  • Technical oversight and review
  • Construction drawings
  • Contract preparation and administration
  • Documentation during construction
  • Quality assurance and inspection for capital improvements
  • Issuance of permits for work within the public right of way
  • Development plan review
  • Planning and zoning administration
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Pavement management
  • Record drawings management
  • Transportation permits
  • Utility coordination

Mission Statement

The Engineering Department’s mission statement is Building It Right - On Time, On Budget, For Charles City’s Needs and Vision.